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Enjoy a ‘Canaries New Year & the Caribbean’ Winter sun getaway with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in December 2014

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Enjoy a ‘Canaries New Year & the Caribbean’ Winter sun getaway with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in December 2014

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' guests can take advantage of a last-minute Winter sun getaway on Braemar's 13-night M1434 'Canaries New Year & the Caribbean' fly-cruise – and celebrate the arrival of the New Year in style – sailing from Santa Cruz, Tenerife on 30th December 2014.

After basking in Winter sun in Tenerife, Fred. Olsen's Braemar heads West to the sultry heat of the Caribbean, where four stunning islands await exploration.

Enjoy the buzz of St. John’s and historic Nelson’s Dockyard; or visit the colourful street market in the town, selling fruit and handicrafts. The view from Shirley Heights is well worth the journey, or relax on one of the 365 beaches – one for every day of the year, so say the Antiguans.

Next, combine some tax-free shopping with sunbathing in Philipsburg; take a water taxi to a nearby beach, studded with colourful clapboard restaurants and outdoor cafés.

Next, it is onto Dominica, where the tropical interior, rich in flora, fauna, and glistening waterfalls, is accessed conveniently from nearby Roseau.

The final port of call is St. Lucia. Here, guests can marvel at the twin Pitons, which dominate the island. Take time to visit some of the gorgeous beaches, including Rodney Bay, surrounded by secluded coves and rocky islets.

Prices for this idyllic ‘Canaries & Caribbean’ Winter sun cruise holiday start from just £749 per person, based on two adults sharing a twin-bedded, Inside cabin, on a cruise-only basis. This cruise is also available as a fly-cruise package via London Gatwick / Manchester from just £1,099 per person.

The price includes accommodation, all meals and entertainment on board, and port / airport taxes, plus flight transfers, where applicable.

Guests can also upgrade to Fred. Olsen’s ‘all-inclusive’ drinks package for just £29 per person per night.

Fred. Olsen was delighted to be named one of the Top 3 UK cruise lines and awarded a prestigious ‘Recommended Provider’ accolade, in Which?’s first-ever dedicated cruise survey in 2014. Experts at influential consumer website Cruise Critic have also voted Fred. Olsen ‘Best Value for Money’ in its ‘Cruise Critic UK Editors’ Picks Awards 2014’,for the third consecutive year.

For further information on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, visit the website at www.fredolsencruises.comAgents can book online at the Travel Agent Centre or via AmadeusCruise. Alternatively, call Reservations on 0800 0355 242 (Monday – Friday, 8am – 8pm; Saturday, 9am – 5pm; Sunday, 10am – 4pm).

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has defined and redefined the cruise experience, and judging by the number of passengers that come back time and again, we seem to have styled it to perfection

The company originated in Hvitsten, a small town on Oslofjord in Norway, in 1848 when three Olsen brothers – Fredrik Christian, Petter and Andreas – bought their first ships and began an international shipping company.

Now into the fifth generation of the family, they operate companies skilled in various aspects of the cruise and passenger shipping trade as well as aviation, ships’ crewing, shipbuilding and offshore industries.
Aside from the transportation industries, the Fred. Olsen group also has interests in the luxury hotel sector, estate management, property development, and electronics companies.

Offices for the company are spread throughout the world, although the company headquarters remain firmly in the family’s hands in Oslo and Tenerife. Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is based in Ipswich in Suffolk.

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Registered Name & Office: Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Ltd, 2nd Floor, 64-65 Vincent Square, London, SW1P 2NU.
Place of registration: England and Wales
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